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Engine & Transmission > Reversed cams effects (10 replies - 888 views)

Tony- Reversing the cams or cam towers should not result in engine damage. In the stock engine the cams are the same. But even if they ...   09-09-2017 02:20 pm

Brakes > Pedalbox rebuild (13 replies - 6711 views)

I noticed I never explained what happened here. May be useful to others as I can find no mention of this potential issue anywhere else. I ...   08-27-2017 03:26 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

I believe I have finally come to a resolution of this - but it was painful. Answerman- What led me to finally question the voltage stabilizer ...   08-27-2017 12:26 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

Thanks Tim and Bruce- I am hoping my issue is just a defective voltage stabilizer, and I have no overheating issue to fix, so no reason ...   08-23-2017 04:13 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

Rick- Thanks for the help. The ground to this seemed a little iffy so I added a ground wire from the mounting screw to one ...   08-22-2017 01:55 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

OK - I got the new stabilizer out and bench tested. The output voltage was still 12 volts. The new EBay one had two wires, ...   08-22-2017 12:53 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

There may be different ways to attach the stabilizer. Mine was attached between and above the temperature and fuel gauges. Being above there seemed to ...   08-21-2017 12:50 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

Tim- Thanks. Are 910 water pumps something that are available without a rebuildable 910 core? Based on my calibration effort I now believe my car is not ...   08-20-2017 11:44 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

Champion 3-row, correct. This car came with a non-original radiator (narrow and long - couldn't even get a jack under it) so I didn't have ...   08-16-2017 09:04 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

Thanks Bruce - So if 180-185 is normal in pre-global warming England, I assume 200 in So Cal is probably not out of line? ...   08-16-2017 08:24 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 1378 views)

Has anyone calibrated their stock water gauge to determine what temperature relates to a given position? I have been working with a possible running hot ...   08-16-2017 07:12 pm

Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 838 views)

I'm pretty sure that's the one available from Delta Motorsports. I put one on 14313 and it lasted about a week before being torn off ...   08-14-2017 03:09 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9644 views)

Well - my plan now on the extension housing is to buy the kit from xcessive and pick it up in Portland this week, but ...   07-25-2017 03:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > 104 MOP cam gears. (6 replies - 685 views)

You might check with JAE in California also. I know they have the half-round type. Not sure about trapezoidal. http://www.jaeparts.com ...   07-25-2017 03:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9644 views)

I asked for more measurements and xcessive says with their extension the measurement from front of transmission to center of shifter would be 21.75" or ...   07-24-2017 10:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9644 views)

Just an update. I found a god W58 and grabbed it, so next step is to get a kit of some sort. I have info ...   07-23-2017 07:09 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 973 views)

I used "vinyl paint" that was available at the auto paint store. Also used it on the steering wheel. It will say something about being ...   06-07-2017 12:46 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tan carpets (5 replies - 786 views)

Delta Motorsports doesn't carry them anymore? I bought a black set not too long ago and thought they had both. ...   05-10-2017 06:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9644 views)

Thanks Tim- I had seen the specs on the ratios and would definitely want the lower OD ratio of the W58. Just wondering how to ...   03-30-2017 01:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9644 views)

Yes it is and I'm probably going to wait until 100% of the bugs are sorted and paint and body are done. The cost without ...   03-29-2017 05:46 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9644 views)

Does anybody know how to distinguish the various W series transmissions from the outside, as when buying from a yard? In searching the Toyota forums ...   03-29-2017 01:10 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 7137 views)

I meant the sellers Paypal account. I have an account and use it all the time. Are SKF 414871A or Flennor FS03299 bearings actually available? I ...   03-24-2017 01:52 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 7137 views)

I believe we need an email address or PayPal account of some sort? Thanks- ...   03-23-2017 06:25 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

Have not made much progress. I sent away for some jets to play with, including a set of 7850.7 corrector jets and 50 idle jets ...   02-26-2017 06:01 pm

Brakes > Brakes (5 replies - 1001 views)

I was also stumped for awhile by that dust shield when I first encountered it. It is just a press fit and can be easily ...   02-05-2017 09:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 7137 views)

Understood,but we can't send an approximate amount via PayPal. Need an amount and payment instructions. ...   01-26-2017 12:15 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 7137 views)

I would love to have one of these. Please provide a USD current price when available and PayPal info. Thanks- Don Burns ...   01-25-2017 11:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > renovated engine burning oil (46 replies - 15117 views)

Tim- Thanks for the feedback. I did fit the "competition valve springs" that are sold specifically for use with 104 and 107 cams. The club store ...   01-16-2017 04:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > renovated engine burning oil (46 replies - 15117 views)

I was looking for an answer to another question and noticed this discussion about liner nip, so thought I would add this recent experience. The ...   01-15-2017 10:53 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

Tim- The identification on my carbs is just DLHA 45, no letter. I finally got the bung welded in for the A/F meter, and some initial readings ...   01-09-2017 07:26 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

All- Thanks for the feedback. I had to step away for a few weeks due to some work travel (China!) and holiday duties. I have made ...   12-28-2016 12:22 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

I have received an LM-2 A/F meter, and am scheduling a local shop top weld in the bung. I will eventually get the info on ...   11-22-2016 11:35 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

Thanks for all the input. I'm not sure why they only went to 5800. I think they might have been taking it easy on the ...   11-14-2016 04:35 pm

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 2189 views)

I had this happen to me, and it was intermittent. May not be the same for you, but in my case it turned out to ...   11-14-2016 04:25 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

BF- Here is dyno. This is out of car so maybe things got messed up during installation. They ended up firing the kid who did the ...   11-12-2016 05:59 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7709 views)

All- This info is very helpful, and I am glad there is an active sting on this topic since figuring out Dellortos is my main mission ...   11-12-2016 04:14 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Wiring Harness Installation (6 replies - 3830 views)

Brett- I would also love to get some photos showing original harness routing, especially under the dash. I have a new main harness on order, have ...   11-08-2016 04:28 pm

Brakes > Pedalbox rebuild (13 replies - 6711 views)

I may have spoken too soon. Took her out for a short drive. Seemed to not have much pep, but braking was easy. By the ...   05-30-2016 01:56 am

Brakes > Pedalbox rebuild (13 replies - 6711 views)

Never mind about the brake lights. Not thinking clearly. Just needed some adjustment. ...   05-29-2016 09:49 pm

Brakes > Pedalbox rebuild (13 replies - 6711 views)

I got the rebuilt brake booster back a few weeks ago and no issues getting everything back together. I cleaned up the pedal box parts ...   05-29-2016 09:32 pm


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